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Geography (Physical) BSc (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Examine the processes and patterns that shape the natural world around us with our BSc Geography (Physical) degree.This three-year course will deepen your understanding of how our physical environment works, responds, and adapts to change. It also offers you the chance to help address issues critical to our shared global future, including:* climate change* natural disasters* weather systems.You'll explore our physical world's diverse landscapes and environments through the study of:* hydrology* climatology* hazards* soils* biogeography.You'll also have the flexibility to decide where to focus your attention as your degree progresses, so you can adapt the degree to suit your interests as they evolve.**Careers**Geography arms you with the ability to see the big picture. The intellectual, technical and team-working skills and knowledge you develop during your degree are sought by employers– and 95% of our graduates are in work or further study within 15 months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2017/18, based on first degree responders from geography and environmental science).Add your voice to the development of renewable energy, protect ecological diversity by joining a wildlife conservation organisation, or provide support and planning to mitigate natural disasters through flood relief. You could lend your skills to a career in national government or NGOs, channel a passion for science into teaching, or join one of the many sectors where a geography degree is highly regarded, such as construction and engineering.Recent BSc Geography (Physical) graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:* Department of Education, Food and Rural Affairs* Dynasafe BACTEC* Infrastructure Design Studio* WSP Global* North Somerset District Council.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,700per year

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University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    36th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 71 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    121 60%

    38th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    26th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    6

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